Numbers at Warrnambool deceased as quality of cattle on offer continue to be plain.
Light vealer heifers averaged 171¢ while the light yearling steers to restock ranged from 133¢ to 173¢/kg.
Heavy grown steers sold from 168¢ to 185¢ up 3¢, with light D3 heifers eased 2¢ to average 153¢/kg.
Medium dairy cows averaged 107¢ back 8¢, while D2 beef cows lost 2¢ to settle on 133¢/kg.
Casino’s total throughput declined 10% with the majority of the yarding consisting of young cattle.
Medium weight Vealer steers to restock topped at 234¢ to average 216¢, while the medium weight C2 heifers lifted 4¢ to settle on 209¢/kg.
The small offering of C2 yearling steers ranged from 195¢ to 197¢, up 10¢, while light D2 cows remained firm on 112¢/kg.
Throughput at Dalby slipped as quality remains mixed across all categories.
Calves to restock lifted 6¢ on 223¢, while medium vealer steers ranged from 218¢ to 239¢/kg.
Light yearling steers remained firm averaging 216¢while the heavy portion gained 2¢ to settle on 195¢/kg.
Medium yearling heifers varied from 160¢ to 166¢ back 10¢, with the majority of grown steers to processors ranging from 163¢ to 188¢/kg. Medium grown cows lifted 1¢ on 130¢/kg.
At the close of Wednesday’s market the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) lifted 1¢ to average 374.75¢/kg cwt.
The trade and medium steer indicator remained firm on 203¢ and 182¢ respectfully, while the medium cow and feeder steer followed the same trend remaining unchanged on 129¢ and 199¢/kg.
Heavy steers gained 1¢ on 182¢/kg.
Numbers were significantly lower at Hamilton with both sheep and lamb supply back.
Trade weight 3 score lambs to processors sold from $82 to $98/head to range from 400¢ to 460¢/kg cwt.
Heavy 4 score lambs made $94 to $110/head settling between 345¢ and 410¢/kg cwt. Heavy sheep sold from $66 to $81/head.
Throughput was lower at CTLX and overall quality was on the plainer side.
Trade lambs sold from $82 to $100/head with prices averaging 409c to 420c/kg cwt.
Heavy lambs topped at $109/head. Heavy crossbred ewes sold from $78 to $84/head.
At the conclusion of Monday’s markets the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was 17¢ lower on 378¢/kg cwt.
Merino lambs eased 20¢, to 325¢, while light lambs gained 3¢ to settle on 385¢/kg cwt.
Trade lambs were 6¢ lower on 394¢, while heavy lambs were 5¢ back on 373¢/kg cwt.
The mutton indicator finished 7¢ down on 278¢/kg cwt.
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